As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to skyrocket, healthcare researchers around the world are working tirelessly to discover new life-saving medical innovations.
Since March 18, SBC Magazine has conducted a weekly online survey of component manufacturers (CMs), intent on tracking the impact of the COVID-19 Coronavirus on the industry.
As COVID-19 continues to spread across the United States, it is anticipated that a large portion of the workforce will be asked to work from home for their own protection and for the protection of others.
We have pulled together data tables for a daily snapshot of the facts behind the spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus in order to provide context to any numbers you may come across in other media channels.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), signed by President Trump on March 18, 2020, provides small and midsize (under 500) employers refundable tax credits that reimburse them, dollar-for-dollar, for the cost of providing paid sick and family leave wages to their employees for leave related to COVID-19.
Today, SBCA updated its website to include resources and links to federal, state, county and local policies and orders affecting component manufacturing and framing businesses.
Alpine, an ITW Company has entered into a multi-year licensing agreement with Idaho robotics integrator House of Design (HoD). The two companies will launch sales of automated roof and floor truss assembly systems this spring.
As part of the “Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce”, members of the component manufacturing and framing industries should be concerned with the position OSHA has taken with regard to viewing COVID-19 as a recordable illness.
As component manufacturers face an uncertain business climate in the reality of the COVID-19 pandemic, SBCA has developed for its members a simple Pro Forma Income Statement with sensitivity analysis capabilities to understand effects varying percentages of change in revenue will have on overall bottom line performance.